Tag Archives: AAPA

NTG asks AAPA to consult with custodians on gallery & new site

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The proposed new site for the project – the Civic Centre block – could be ceded to the government in a land swap deal, with new library thrown in. Council is clearly tempted. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

UPDATE: 1 May 2019, 3.31 pm. 
Minister Moss does not answer our question one way or the other about whether other sites will be part of the discussions. FULL STORY »

Review of the Aboriginal sacred sites authority?

 

UPDATED, November 29, 2013, 6.37am and again at 9.27am. See FULL STORY.

 

The Opposition describes government intentions for the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority (AAPA) as “a dangerous plan to scrap” it. However,  Bess Price, as Minister for Community Services, says the Opposition’s statements are an “hysterical beat-up”. The controversy follows recent conflicts between the AAPA and the Mbantua Festival about the use of the Old Telegraph Station in Alice Springs. KIERAN FINNANE reports. FULL STORY »